• Do You Need A Sleep Study? - Epworth Sleepiness Scale

    How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations? This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you have not done some of these things recently, try to decide how they would have affected you.

    Directions: use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation.

    0 =
    No chance of dozing
    1 =
    Slight chance of dozing
    2 =
    Moderate chance of dozing
    3 =
    High chance of dozing


    Chance of Dozing

    Sitting and reading

    Watching TV

    Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g. a theater or a meeting)

    As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break

    Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit

    Sitting and talking to someone

    Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol

    In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic


    Total Epworth Score:

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